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Leeds man forced to ‘eat bread and butter and cook once a week’ as council flat electric is ‘£10 a day’ 

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Leeds man forced to ‘eat bread and butter and cook once a week’ as council flat electric is ‘£10 a day’ 
Mamadu

An irate Leeds man has raged about paying “10 pounds a day” for electricity at his council flat despite only “cooking once a week” and eating mostly bread and butter to save energy. 

Mamadu’s flat in Seacroft Gate

Unemployed Mamadu Djalo, 63, is struggling with money having only recently applied for  Universal Credit. In addition, he is burdened with a prepaid meter that eats up his balance at an alarming rate, where he pays “£50 every five days” – although he takes extreme precautions to limit performance.

Author: Andrew Collins

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London, UK